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'All We've Heard Is Deception': Scenes From The NYC Protest Demanding Full Release Of The Mueller Reportgallery

'All We've Heard Is Deception': Scenes From The NYC Protest Demanding Full Release Of The Mueller Report

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Manhattan Thursday evening to call for the Special Counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation to be released to the public in full. The demonstration came on the heels of reports suggesting Attorney...

Protests Planned In NYC, Nationwide Tonight To Demand Full Public Release Of Mueller Report

Protests Planned In NYC, Nationwide Tonight To Demand Full Public Release Of Mueller Report

(Scott Heins / Gothamist) Democrats and other critics of the Trump administration have grown increasingly suspicious that Attorney General William Barr's four-page summary of the Special Counsel's 380+ page report on Russia's 2016 election interference was...

Patricia Okoumou Sentenced To Probation And Community Service For Statue Of Liberty Climb

Patricia Okoumou Sentenced To Probation And Community Service For Statue Of Liberty Climb

Patricia Okoumou (Avery White / Gothamist) On Tuesday morning, Patricia Okoumou was sentenced to 200 hours of community service and five years probation for climbing the Statue of Liberty in protest of the Trump Administration separating...

Liveblog: Students Go On Strike To Demand Action On Climate Changegallery

Liveblog: Students Go On Strike To Demand Action On Climate Change

Sick of watching as adults fail, over and over again, to adequately address the global catastrophic threat posed by climate change, student activists will be taking to the streets on Friday to demand a solution to the...

Judge Orders Statue Of Liberty Climber Confined To Home Until Sentencing

Judge Orders Statue Of Liberty Climber Confined To Home Until Sentencing

Therese Patricia Okoumou. (Mary Altaffer/AP/Shutterstock) On Friday, Therese Patricia Okoumou, an immigrant rights activist who scaled the Statue of Liberty base last summer in protest of the Trump Administration's separation of immigrant families, appeared in a...

Opioid Crisis Activists Protest Sackler Family Donations To Guggenheim, Met

Opioid Crisis Activists Protest Sackler Family Donations To Guggenheim, Met

The exterior of the Guggenheim. Photo by Jean-Christophe Benoist Those visiting the Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum of Art this past weekend may have had a brush with one of contemporary art's most definitive figures in...

VIDEO: Rockefeller Center 'Die In' Sets Stage For Intensifying Climate Change 'Rebellion'galleryvideo

VIDEO: Rockefeller Center 'Die In' Sets Stage For Intensifying Climate Change 'Rebellion'

Extinction Rebellion NYC, a local branch of the international climate justice protest group, took part in the country's first day of coordinated day of action over the weekend, staging a die-in at Rockefeller Center's skating rink in...

NYPD Ordered To Turn Over Photos, Intel From Surveillance Of Black Lives Matter Protesters

NYPD Ordered To Turn Over Photos, Intel From Surveillance Of Black Lives Matter Protesters

Protesters at a 2014 Eric Garner Shut It Down demonstration. (Scott Lynch / Flickr) The NYPD has reportedly been closely monitoring Black Lives Matter protesters—a fact revealed by multiple Freedom of Information Law requests over the...

'Drop R. Kelly': Protesters Demand Sony Music & RCA Records Cut Ties With Singer

'Drop R. Kelly': Protesters Demand Sony Music & RCA Records Cut Ties With Singer

(Rhiannon Corby / Gothamist) Activists and protesters gathered in front of Sony Music’s Manhattan offices today, demanding that the company, and its subsidiary label RCA Records, cut ties with R. Kelly. Over the years, the R&B...

UPDATE: Judge Orders Mother Whose Baby Was Snatched By Police Released From Rikers

UPDATE: Judge Orders Mother Whose Baby Was Snatched By Police Released From Rikers

via Brooklyn Defender Services [UPDATE: Jazmine Headley has been ordered released. More below.] Brooklyn prosecutors announced Tuesday that they were dropping all charges against the woman whose infant son was ripped from her arms by police...

Protesters & NYC Politicians Vow to 'March Forever' Against Amazon Dealgallery

Protesters & NYC Politicians Vow to 'March Forever' Against Amazon Deal

Protesters and local politicians vowed they’d “march forever,” if the terms of Amazon’s deal with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo to build a second headquarters in Long Island City aren’t walked back. Dozens of...

'Emergency' Protests Tonight In NYC & Nationwide As Trump Moves To Undermine Mueller Probe

'Emergency' Protests Tonight In NYC & Nationwide As Trump Moves To Undermine Mueller Probe

Acting Attorney General and former hot tub promoter Matt Whitaker (Charlie Neibergall/AP/Shutterstock) Donald Trump kicked off the post-midterms era of his presidency on Wednesday by firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as part of a not-at-all disguised...

Google Employees Stage Worldwide Walkout To Protest Tech Giant's Handling Of Sexual Misconductgallery

Google Employees Stage Worldwide Walkout To Protest Tech Giant's Handling Of Sexual Misconduct

Google employees worldwide walked out of work on Thursday, protesting the tech giant's handling of sexual harassment and what they say is a failure to police gender- and race-based discrimination. Walkouts began at 11:10 a.m. in Tokyo,...

Self-Pitying Louis C.K. Performed Announced Sets At Comedy Cellar As Protesters Stood Outside

Self-Pitying Louis C.K. Performed Announced Sets At Comedy Cellar As Protesters Stood Outside

Lana McCrea Louis C.K.'s comeback attempt has mostly been contained to unannounced pop-ins at major comedy clubs around NYC over the last two months, sparking a lot of discussions about whether it's okay to surprise an...

Photos: Giant Baby Trump Balloon Lands In NYC For Impeach Trump Parade

Photos: Giant Baby Trump Balloon Lands In NYC For Impeach Trump Paradegallery

After cycling through anticipation, exhaustion and annoyance, the world's most recognizable buoyant behemoth, the giant Baby Trump balloon, finally landed in NYC on Sunday for By the People's Impeachment Parade. Around 100 people turned out for the...

Giant Baby Trump Balloon Coming To NYC For 'Impeachment Parade'

Giant Baby Trump Balloon Coming To NYC For 'Impeachment Parade'

(Steve Parkins/Shutterstock) Look, I understand that the Baby Trump balloon is a funny joke—he's a man but he's also a big crying baby, get it? GET IT???—but I personally would love to sneak just one minute...

Anti-Immigrant Signs Appear In Sunnyside, Linked To National Neo-Nazi Group

Anti-Immigrant Signs Appear In Sunnyside, Linked To National Neo-Nazi Group

Seen in Sunnywide this weekend (Courtesy of Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer's Office) A Queens politician is calling on New Yorkers to confront white supremacist activity in the borough, after anti-immigrant posters linked to a violent neo-Nazi...

Video: Chaos & Cries Of 'Nazi' In Borough Park As Police Break Up Religious Processionvideo

Video: Chaos & Cries Of 'Nazi' In Borough Park As Police Break Up Religious Procession

(Courtesy Yeshiva World News / YouTube) A member of Brooklyn's Hasidic community was arrested for allegedly blocking traffic during an unauthorized religious procession through Borough Park on Sunday evening—leading to a chaotic scuffle and shouting match...

Photos: Protesters Take To NYC Streets, Decrying Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation

Photos: Protesters Take To NYC Streets, Decrying Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmationgallery

With judge Brett Kavanaugh officially ascending to the Supreme Court on Saturday afternoon, New Yorkers gathered in Union Square to denounce the new Associate Justice, who replaces retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Chants of "We believe survivors!", "Throw...

Where To Protest Kavanaugh's Confirmation In NYC This Weekend

Where To Protest Kavanaugh's Confirmation In NYC This Weekend

Protesters rallying in front of Trump Tower on Thursday (Seth Wenig/AP/Shutterstock) Judge Brett Kavanaugh is poised to be confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping off a contentious and draining confirmation process with an outcome...

Protesters Will March On Trump Tower Thursday To Demand Justice For Puerto Rico

Protesters Will March On Trump Tower Thursday To Demand Justice For Puerto Rico

This summer's Puerto Rican Day Parade (Scott Lynch) Local community groups and those personally affected by Hurricane Maria will march on Trump Tower Thursday—the one year anniversary of the storm's landfall in Puerto Rico—as part of...

Ritual Jewish Chicken Slaughter Met With Vegan Protests In Crown Heightsgallery

Ritual Jewish Chicken Slaughter Met With Vegan Protests In Crown Heights

Members of the Hasidic community gathered across Brooklyn on Monday night to observe the annual pre-Yom Kippur kaporos ritual—a controversial atonement practice that involves reciting a prayer while swinging a live chicken over one's head three times,...

Couple Wearing 'Abolish ICE' Shirts Denied Access To Statue of Liberty

Couple Wearing 'Abolish ICE' Shirts Denied Access To Statue of Liberty

(Julio Cortez/AP/Shutterstock) A pair of New Yorkers hoping to pay a visit to the Statue of Liberty last month say they were ordered by federal employees to change out of their "Abolish ICE" t-shirts before approaching...

Watch Sean Spicer Get Heckled During NYC Barnes & Noble Book Appearancevideo

Watch Sean Spicer Get Heckled During NYC Barnes & Noble Book Appearance

TFW the shame is vast and eternal (Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock) Ever since he lost his job lying for a liar, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has been just aching for a redemption narrative, filling the...

Multiple Arrests During Immigration Protests Outside Jamie Dimon's UES Home

Multiple Arrests During Immigration Protests Outside Jamie Dimon's UES Home

Courtesy of Make the Road NY Immigrant rights advocates gathered in the pouring rain early Wednesday morning outside Jamie Dimon's Upper East Side home to protest and shame the JPMorgan Chase CEO for his company's leading...

Meet The Teen Leading This Weekend's NYC Youth Climate March

Meet The Teen Leading This Weekend's NYC Youth Climate March

At last year's climate march in Manhattan (Sai Moktari / Gothamist) Faced with the increasingly dire threat of catastrophic climate change in their lifetimes, a new generation of activists are taking to the streets, and sending...

Progressive Democrats Fear Schumer Isn't Doing Enough To Block Trump Supreme Court Nominee

Progressive Democrats Fear Schumer Isn't Doing Enough To Block Trump Supreme Court Nominee

Protesters in Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza last January calling on Schumer to mount a more vigorous opposition to Trump agenda (AP/Shutterstock) As Democrats gear up for a fight over the future of the Supreme Court, some...

Photos: Thousands Turn Out For 'Keep Families Together' March

Photos: Thousands Turn Out For 'Keep Families Together' Marchgallery

On Saturday, hundreds of thousands across the country turned out for their local Keep Families Together march, with 25,000 taking part in the NYC march. The National Day of Action denounced the Trump administration's immigration policy, and...

Five Arrested Outside State Senator Marty Golden's Office As Victims' Families Demand Speed Camerasgallery

Five Arrested Outside State Senator Marty Golden's Office As Victims' Families Demand Speed Cameras

Five protesters, including City Councilmember Brad Lander, were arrested for blocking the street outside State Senator Marty Golden's office on Friday morning during a 24-hour vigil led by Families for Safe Streets founder Amy Cohen, and other...

Ask A Native New Yorker: Is It Ethical To Shun Trump Officials?

Ask A Native New Yorker: Is It Ethical To Shun Trump Officials?

Trump press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was denied service at a restaurant in Virginia over the weekend. (MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don't be shy about it, everyone was new...

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